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Virginia Opera: The Valkyrie

Saturday, Oct 08, 2022 8:00pm
Sunday, Oct 09, 2022 2:00pm

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Composed by Richard Wagner
Adaptation by Jonathan Dove and Graham Vick
Orchestrated by Jonathan Dove

Mortals are caught up amidst struggles between capricious gods in Richard Wagner’s iconic dramatic opera The Valkyrie, from his legendary “Ring” cycle. Virginia Opera boldly opens its 2022-20... Read more

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Virginia Opera: The Pirates of Penzance

Saturday, Nov 12, 2022 8:00pm
Sunday, Nov 13, 2022 2:00pm

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Composed by Gilbert & Sullivan

Set sail with this classic comic operetta fit for all ages. Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance has everything—whimsical melodies, hilariously memorable characters, and one of the most terrific earworms of all time, “I Am the Very Model of a Modern... Read more

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Virginia Opera: Fellow Travelers

Saturday, Feb 04, 2023 8:00pm
Sunday, Feb 05, 2023 2:00pm

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Composed by Gregory Spears
Libretto by Greg Pierce

In a commitment to share contemporary opera experiences with its audiences, Virginia Opera presents Fellow Travelers by New York-based composer Gregory Spears and librettist Greg Pierce. Set at the dawn of the Cold War, Fellow Travelers fol... Read more

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Virginia Opera: La Traviata

Saturday, Mar 11, 2023 8:00pm
Sunday, Mar 12, 2023 2:00pm

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Composed by Giuseppe Verdi

Featuring one of the most demanding, sumptuous, and recognizable scores of all time, Virginia Opera concludes its season with Giuseppe Verdi’s tours de force La Traviata. Set amidst the pleasure-loving and decadent French aristocracy of the 19th century, Verdi’s ... Read more